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Robust market predicted for dry eye products

September 16, 2014

LONDON — In 2020, the global dry eye therapeutics market is forecast to be worth $5.47 billion and significantly more competitive than it is today, a speaker said here.

Considering the current dearth of treatment options and improved diagnostic methods, there is still room for pipeline therapies, according to Stephanie Watson, FRANZCO, PhD, of the Save Sight Institute in Sydney, Australia.

Despite lower prevalence of dry eye in the U.S. than in some other countries, the dry eye market makes up approximately 63% of the U.S. ophthalmic market, according to Watson.

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Speaker discusses HOME study

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